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vicarious 1. Of or pertaining to a vicar, substitute, or deputy; deputed; delegated; as, vicarious power or authority. 2.... Read More

Vicarious hypertrophy

vicarious hypertrophy hypertrophy of an organ following failure of another organ because of a functional relationship... Read More


Definition noun, plural: vicariances (biology) The separation of a large group of organisms from the population due to a... Read More

Trial and error

trial and error The apparently random, haphazard, hit-or-miss exploratory activity which often precedes the acquisition of... Read More

Vicariant speciation

Definition noun Formation of new species due to vicariance. Supplement New species are formed from the division of original... Read More